With Expert Care, Patients With Adult Congenital Heart Disease Are Leading Better, Longer Lives
Congenital heart disease is usually considered a debilitating condition that severely limits a patient’s quality of life. But that is changing, says Mediclinic Panorama cardiologist Dr Lou Hofmeyr.
Mediclinic’s solar investment drives real transformation
Mediclinic’s partnership with Kigeni Holdings is uplifting both parties. The project, which will see solar energy resources installed in 10 Mediclinic hospitals across South Africa, is designed to both reduce the hospital group’s nationwide carbon footprint and empower small, black-owned businesses.
The Sunflower Fund is taking giant leaps into the future of stem cell matching
By expanding to recruit donors across Africa, investing in the most accurate tissue typing tech in the world, and registering with the World Marrow Donor Association as a Hematopoietic Stem Cell (HSC) registry, the Fund offers donors and patients the best in stem cell transplantation technology. And this is just the start, says CEO Alana James.
Mediclinic paediatrician explains the rare Interleukin 12 receptor defect
Dr Deon Smith is a paediatrician at Mediclinic Cape Town. One of his patients, Aaron Lipschitz, is a three-year-old boy with an interleukin 12 receptor defect – a rare genetic mutation that prevents him from eating proper food.
A multi-pronged approach reduces healthcare-associated infections in Mediclinic hospitals
Healthcare-associated infections at Mediclinic hospitals are showing a downward trend, thanks to well-established infection prevention and control protocols, with well-trained and dedicated managers in all facilities.